Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert them into an active form of vitamin A, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
Antibioticos subsidiary Vitatene has signed an exclusive
distribution agreement with B&D Nutritional Ingredients, which
will make its natural beta carotene ingredients available to food
and supplement formulators in the United...
UK-based Overseal Foods has extended its carotenes range to include
highly concentrated natural carotene emulsions, allowing
manufacturers to capitalise on the increasing consumer demand for
A new study calls into question the use of supplements for people
with high blood pressure. The latest research suggests that vitamin
A and E could both raise blood pressure levels, although it
confirms the benefits of vitamin C.
Dark orange is better than paler, more neutral tones - at least,
when referring to carrot colour, according to researchers studying
the levels of beta-carotene in fruit and vegetables. The more
orange pigment, an important source...